HIKE Foundation named Paul Tiburzi, managing partner of DLA Piper’s Baltimore office, to its executive board. HIKE, established by Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Matt Birk in 2002, provides at-risk children educational opportunities designed to aid them in the classroom.
Sean J. Rogers was approved for membership in the National Academy of Arbitrators. Rogers is an attorney in Leonardtown, Maryland, at Sean J. Rogers & Associates, LLC.
Stu Simms was nominated to The American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Substance Abuse. Simms is a partner at Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, which also recently added attorneys Brooke Lierman and Laura Abelson.
The American College of Trial Lawyers admitted David C. Driscoll, Jr., to their association as a fellow. Driscoll is a principal attorney at Stein, Sperling, Bennett, De Jong, Driscoll & Greenfeig, P.C.
William Boshnick of Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC, recently lectured before the Japan Patent Attorneys Association on recent patent litigation decisions in the U.S. The meeting was held in Takamatsu, Japan.
Walker & Murphy, LLP, relocated to 9210 Corporate Boulevard, Suite 210, Rockville, Maryland 20850; (301) 519-9150.
Ober Kaler awarded $35,000 in grants to three nonprofit community organizations that work to improve the lives of at-risk youth in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Operation Warm, Inc., and the Latino Student Fund received $10,000, each; and St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore received $15,000 for its full day, summer camp program.
Amos M. Whitney joined the law firm Weinberg & Schwartz, LLC, as an associate.
Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A., added Gregory S. Weiner to the firm as a member. The firm’s office is in Towson, Maryland.
Towson, Maryland law firm Chason, Rosner, Leary & Marshall, LLC, received the Baltimore County Bar Association’s Annual Pro Bono Firm Award in a ceremony held earlier this fall.